NOTICE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that it is hereby informed that any payment made by way of cheque for the prescribed fee stipulated in the “Intellectual Property Legislation” will be regarded as not being made in the event of the same being “bounced / dishonored cheque”. The Applicant or Registered Proprietor or the Agent representing the same shall need to apply or file afresh together with a new fee if he so wishes to proceed with any filing or submission.

The Registrar or Controller shall not be responsible for any due date missed following the ineffective transaction due to the “bounced / dishonored cheque”.

The “Intellectual Property Legislation” for the purpose of this Notice are the:

1. Trade Marks Act 1976;
2. Patents Act 1983;
3. Copyright Act 1987;
4. Industrial Designs Act 1996;
5. Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000;
6. Geographical Indications Act 2000; and
7. Any subsidiary legislation made under the Acts specified in items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 dan 6.

This NOTICE shall take effect from 15th January 2018

Notice of Patent

SOP to hold Hearing Proceedings in abeyance without EOT

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to hold hearing proceedings in abeyance for the first 6 months without EOT

Opposition:

The Registrar may allow the parties to the opposition to hold any opposition proceedings for the first 6 months due to any litigation matters that simultaneously going on in court(s) without any payment.

Requirements:

  1. Both the Opponent and the Applicant must be the parties that involved in the court proceeding;
  2. The case(s) must be litigated in Malaysian courts;
  3. The application for continuous holding the opposition proceeding in abeyance must be in writing and supported by relevant documents;
  4. Incomplete application (without supporting documents) will not be entertained and the relevant party is required to pay the usual EOT fee;
  5. The application must be applied 1 week prior to the expiry date.

The EOT will be charged as usual starting from the 7th month. However, the relevant party is still required to obtain approval from the Registrar by providing supporting documents every 3 months.

 

Ex-Parte Hearing:

The Registrar may allow the Applicant to hold any Ex-parte proceedings for the first 6 months due to any litigation matters that simultaneously going on in court(s) without any payment.

Requirements:

  1. The case(s) must be litigated in Malaysian courts;
  2. The Applicant is required to obtain consent from Registrar for every 3 months;
  3. The application for continuous holding the ex-parte proceeding in abeyance must be in writing and supported by relevant documents;
  4. Incomplete application (without supporting documents) will not be entertained and the Applicant is required to pay the usual EOT fee.
  5. The application must be applied 1 week prior to the expiry date.

The EOT will be charged as usual starting from the 7th month. However, the Applicant is still required to obtain approval from the Registrar by providing supporting documents every 3 months.

Effective from 1st November 2017

YBRS. DR. NOR AZLINA BINTI ARIFFIN

YBrs. Dr. Nor Azlina binti Ariffin was appointed as a Member of Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) on 1 September 2017.
She holds Double Degree in LL.B (Hons) and LL.B (Hons) Shariah, Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Finance) and PhD in Political Science from International Islamic University Malaysia.

Starting her career in public service since 1998 as Assistant Director at the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Malaysia, she is currently the Under Secretary of Transfer of Technology and R&D Commercialization Division in Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).

At MyIPO, she is a Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee as well as a Member of Investment Committee.

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